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Poll Results: What class would will you be playing in Star Wars: The Old Republic?

 
  • 4% (3)
    Jedi Knight - Guardian
  • 8% (6)
    Jedi Knight - Sentinel
  • 8% (6)
    Trooper - Commando
  • 0% (0)
    Trooper - Vanguard
  • 1% (1)
    Jedi Consular - Sage
  • 2% (2)
    Jedi Consular - Shadow
  • 2% (2)
    Smuggler - Gunslinger
  • 4% (3)
    Smuggler - Scoundrel
  • 0% (0)
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  • 11% (8)
    Sith Warrior - Juggernaut
  • 11% (8)
    Sith Warrior - Maruader
  • 11% (8)
    Bounty Hunter - Mercenary
  • 8% (6)
    Bounty Hunter - Powertech
  • 5% (4)
    Sith Inquistor - Assassin
  • 15% (11)
    Sith Inquistor - Sorcerer
  • 2% (2)
    Imperial Agent - Operative
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Originally Posted by djriful View Post

I wonder what will happened to PVE if we are all DPS class. =/

As in WoW there are too many DPS classes and always in need of tanks and healers. In a sense this is going to be the same in SWTOR.

Based on my experience during the testing weekends I played in SWTOR, this statement is going to be very true. That's why I'm planning on going Consular Sage - as a healer, I don't think I'll ever have trouble finding a group for the group quests. thumb.gif
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Surprised trooper commando is the most popular on Republic. That's what I'm gonna play and I thought it would be one of the less popular classes. Maybe if more had voted it would be lower.

I played the Commando on my first testing weekend, and I was surprised how much fun it was to play. I'm going to make a new one at launch as well, but I probably won't play him as much as my main and primary alt.
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Another key I need to point out that under the same Primary class, those advanced class can be chosen at will and reset to respec. I haven't play the Beta. But I hope there is respec (reset talent tree) as well.

If I'm reading that right you mean to say you can respec an advanced class? This is false (thank god) Once an advanced class is chosen, it's set in stone and cannot be changed.

As for the talent tree respec, yes there is one, but I believe it costs credits.

It'll be false as of game launch yes.

Georg stated it will probably be added at a later date, which I would sum up as "we will add it with the first expansion" . He just didn't say it in these terms, but that's more than likely what he meant.
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I guess I'm going to switch over to Garlactic as healer. I want something different.

I'm trying to balance this out... it looks like the Sith side is overwhelmed...

 

Well obviously I won't make a different vs the communities of millions player but I am making one move here. 

 
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I haven't read up on any of the classes, nor did I have the time to play the beta even though I was invited.

What I know is that I had an awesome time playing Sentinel in K2, so that's what I'll be trying out first.
 
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I guess I'm going to switch over to Garlactic as healer. I want something different.
I'm trying to balance this out... it looks like the Sith side is overwhelmed...

Well obviously I won't make a different vs the communities of millions player but I am making one move here. 

Ye same here. I was originally gona go Empire but seeing in almost every poll of see Empire is gonna have the majority especially on pvp servers guess ill be going the underdog. O well more targets that way i guess.
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I wonder what will happened to PVE if we are all DPS class. =/

As in WoW there are too many DPS classes and always in need of tanks and healers. In a sense this is going to be the same in SWTOR.

Depending on the MMO, if you have enough DPS/support classes you might not even need a tank. I'm not sure if SWTOR is one of those MMOs. But I generally hate MMOs that require 1 tank 1 healer, + DPS to be able to do anything in team play. In WoW sometimes the tanks are so bad in instances, that they end up getting kicked because they roll tank spec when they are actually DPS but do it just to get on teams faster. I need an MMO to play that is absolutely nothing like WoW in any way, shape or form.
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I wonder what will happened to PVE if we are all DPS class. =/

As in WoW there are too many DPS classes and always in need of tanks and healers. In a sense this is going to be the same in SWTOR.

Depending on the MMO, if you have enough DPS/support classes you might not even need a tank. I'm not sure if SWTOR is one of those MMOs. But I generally hate MMOs that require 1 tank 1 healer, + DPS to be able to do anything in team play. In WoW sometimes the tanks are so bad in instances, that they end up getting kicked because they roll tank spec when they are actually DPS but do it just to get on teams faster. I need an MMO to play that is absolutely nothing like WoW in any way, shape or form.


That is when everything is PVP. PVE does requires class skills. I'm more a PVE person.

Cabal Online is one of them, it dies rather quick. A boring MMO.

 

No teamworks whatsoever, all you do is spam healing potions.

 
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Looks like I am the only one going IA sniper
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I'm still sitting here at work and waiting for the SWTOR email to activate my account.

Even tho if it is activated, I still need to wait till I get home and finish installing my windows 7 where I left off yesterday after a RAID setup.

 

Those who have been playing in the past 3 days. What class did you guys finally picked?

 
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@Chaos -
If you want a game that's nothing like WOW, keep on looking... biggrin.gif
This game is WOW is Star Wars wrapping paper, but with an actual personal story and better questing.
Personally, if I were still in WOW, I would have left for this. As it stands, I was simply waiting for this, and I got what I wanted!

I got in on the first day of EP, and I rolled my BH PT, and also created my PVP char, an IA Sniper. She's still LVL 1, but my Powertech I got to LVL 18 last night, and I'm about one quest turn-in from 19.

I'm thoroughly enjoying it, IMO, and I can't wait to get home from school to get back of.
My wife hates me 'cause all I do is "sit in front of that _____ computer playing that game"... thumb.gif

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